multipole

adjective
mul·​ti·​pole | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈpōl How to pronounce multipole (audio) , -ˌtī- \

Definition of multipole

: having or involving more than one pole (see pole entry 3) : multipolar sense 1 multipole particles multipole interaction a multipole magnet/connector

First Known Use of multipole

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Multipole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multipole. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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